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Analysis on Reducing the Risk of Nuclear Terrorism

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Nuclear Security Matters

Nuclear Security Matters

As world leaders gather for the fourth nuclear security summit this week, in the aftermath of the horrifying terrorist attacks in Brussels, it seems likely that Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel will have more to say than anyone else — both about real nuclear terrorist dangers and about real steps taken to improve nuclear security.

Nuclear Security Matters

Nuclear Security Matters

Ukraine-based journalist Maxim Tucker has just published two articles to claim that pro-Russian rebels in Eastern Ukraine are plotting to manufacture a dirty bomb with the help of Russian scientists, using radioactive waste from a storage facility at the Donetsk Chemical Factory.

Nuclear Security Matters

Nuclear Security Matters

Hans Kristensen at the Federation of American Scientists recently wrote an interesting piece about two men who were arrested for allegedly planning an attack on an Italian military base that stores U.S. nuclear weapons. You can read his full account here.

Nuclear Security Matters

Nuclear Security Matters

Republicans and Democrats alike have traditionally understood that investing in nuclear security is a small price to pay compared with the devastating economic, political and social costs of nuclear terrorism. That’s why U.S. cooperation with Russia and other countries to secure vulnerable nuclear material has enjoyed bipartisan support.

Nuclear Security Matters

Nuclear Security Matters

As the Crimea crisis continues, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists asked a number of experts about what an appropriate short-term U.S. response to the crisis would entail, as well as how the crisis will affect U.S. policy towards Russia. Belfer Center Director Graham Allison was among those that participated.

Nuclear Security Matters

Nuclear Security Matters

As the Crimea Crisis continues, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists asked a number of experts about what an appropriate short-term U.S. response to the crisis would entail, as well as how the crisis will affect U.S. policy towards Russia. Belfer Center Director Graham Allison was among those who participated.